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Politics Jun 11Governor signs law giving Nevada 1st presidential primary
The new law is a gamble. It's likely to set off maneuvering from other states, especially Iowa and New Hampshire, to move up their contests.
Nation Mar 18Stigmas on race, gender and sex overlap in Atlanta slayings
The killings in Atlanta follow a wave of recent attacks against Asian Americans since the coronavirus first entered the United States, with the majority of reports coming from women.
Nation Nov 13Military voters fear they’re part of Trump campaign’s unsupported fraud claim
Lawyers from Trump’s campaign sent a letter to Attorney General William Barr alleging they had uncovered what they described as “criminal voter fraud” in Nevada. Voting rights activists say hundreds of people on the list appear to be linked to…
Politics Nov 12Grief, anger, disbelief: Trump voters face Biden’s victory
Across the country, many of the 71.9 million people who voted for President Donald Trump are working through emotions in the wake of his loss. Grief, anger and shock are among the feelings being expressed by those who had assumed…
Politics Oct 22WATCH: Trump, Biden go after each other on coronavirus
It's debate night for President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. They've squared off in Nashville in their final face-to-face confrontation before the election. Right from the start they went at each other on the pandemic.
Politics Aug 27WATCH: Trump blasts Biden, defies pandemic on White House stage
While the coronavirus kills 1,000 Americans each day, Trump defied his own administration’s pandemic guidelines to speak for more than an hour to a tightly packed, largely maskless crowd.
Arts Aug 19WATCH: Billie Eilish, a self-described environmental activist, performs at the DNC
Musician Billie Eilish, a self-described environmental activist, performed the song, “My future,” after warning viewers that, “Donald Trump is destroying our country and everything we care about.”…
Economy Apr 26Muted and vacant, Las Vegas struggles to survive shutdown
Slot machines are powered down, casinos boarded up and barricaded. On the always busy, always noisy, never sleeping Las Vegas strip, you can now hear birds chirping.
Health Mar 31Las Vegas marking parking places for homeless encampment
It's a move that is stirring outrage by some on social media. Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro suggested in a post on Twitter that the city's homeless should be temporarily places in empty hotel rooms.
Economy Mar 17Nevada to close casinos, businesses and ban dining out
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered casinos and other non-essential businesses like bars, movie theaters and gyms, to close starting noon Wednesday to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.